Department of Statistical Science

The Department of Statistics, which is located in the University’s Fox School of Business and Management, has 15 full-time graduate faculty members and about forty graduate students in its Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

2014 Awards

2014 George Carides Memorial Award

Samuel Ackerman

For excellent performance on the Department of Statistics’ Screening Examination, making good academic progress, and participated in department activities


2014 Joseph Heyse Publication Award

Yihuan Xu

Who has demonstrated excellence in research through publication of a paper in the statistics journal Computational Statistics & Data Analysis as part of her Ph.D. dissertation research


2014 Iglewicz Publication Award

Jingjing Chen

Who had demonstrated excellence in research through publication of a paper in the Tier I statistics journal, Journal of the American Statistical Association as part of her Ph.D. dissertation research

Nicolle Clements

Who had demonstrated excellence in research through publication of a paper in the superior statistics journal, Annals of Applied Statistics as part of her Ph.D. dissertation research

Li He

Who had demonstrated excellence in research through publication of a paper in the Tier I statistics journal, Annals of Statistics as part of her Ph.D. dissertation research


2014 Raghavarao Publication Award

Robert T. Krafty

Who has demonstrated excellence in research through publication of two outstanding statistics journal papers, one in Annals of Applied Statistics and another in the Tier I journal Biometrika

Zhigen Zhao

Who has demonstrated excellence in research through publication of three outstanding statistics journal papers, two in Annals of Applied Statistics and one in the Tier I journal, Journal of the American Statistical Association


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